The objective of this neo-psychedelic series of paintings is to create a religious iconography that centers on hallucinogenic plants. That is, depicting saints and apostles who glorify and represent the plants and the states of mind derived from them. In contemporary society, I’m seeing a shift away from conventional religion and more toward an entheobotanical path to spirituality. Humans are hard-wired with a need to connect to the eternal. I hope others will understand that these plants/chemicals are a different path leading toward a mythological system that we can identify [...]
"This is awesome work. Religion and drugs are two side of the same coin..."
"If Skot is a druggie, he is a highly functioning one. The lines in "Gaia's" halo are almost perfectly aligned. I don't understand his work, but it's aesthetically pleasing."
"Religion, drugs and verbose commentary. Next!"
joan of Art
"In reply to several comments: While I agree that psychedelic plants should be used with caution, and are not for everyone- I think the point of the artist's description was to say that spiritual exper"